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Title
Earthquake Related Activities of the Center for Building Technology.
File
PB265103.pdf
Author(s)
Culver, C.
Source
March 1977, 30 p.
Identifying Number(s)
NBSIR-76-1193
Abstract
The report describes activities related to earthquake engineering being carried out by the Center for Building Technology as part of the Center's overall Disaster Mitigation Program. Laboratory and field research, post disaster investigations and efforts to develop comprehensive earthquake resistant design provisions are included. The professional disciplines within the Center and the laboratory facilities are discussed. Recent accomplishments and mechanisms employed for facilitating implementation of the Center's research results are also discussed.
Keywords
Buildings; Earthquake engineering; Earthquake resistant structures; Abatement; Structural design; Structural engineering; Disaster mitigation; Design; Disasters